UNC Greensboro creates remarkable real-world impact, every day. UNCG has a vast array of students who find a welcoming campus and a place to belong, thrive, and achieve their best. Led by Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., UNC Greensboro is one of only 60 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in NC and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. With 17 Division I athletic teams, more than 150 areas of undergraduate study, and over 200 areas of graduate study, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value. Find your way here.


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Tour UNCG!

Take a 360-degree tour of each of our 16 universities, either on your desktop, laptop, phone, VR headset, or through the GEAR UP NC VR app. The GEAR UP NC VR app is the first of its kind, and the largest VR project for social good to date. This marks the first time a university system has used the technology across all of its institutions.

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Research With Impact

With almost $68 million in research funding, UNCG faculty and student research produces practical applications, which make our people healthier, our environment cleaner and our technology more efficient. Nationally recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for high research activity and community engagement, UNCG’s hands-on learning prepares each student for the practical and artistic services they are destined to bring to North Carolina communities and beyond.
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Paths to Prosperity

With a motto of “service,” Spartans drive purposeful change for the betterment of North Carolinians and beyond. The nurses in your doctor’s office, the accountant on main street, and the teacher in the classroom are Spartans who create remarkable real-world impact, every day. This pursuit of service begins with dedicated scholar-teachers who mentor students and provide opportunities for students to conduct impactful work, exposing them to careers where they can – and do – make a difference.
Our graduates go further.

Transformative Academics

Tenaciously committed to student success, UNCG faculty go above and beyond the norm to make sure our students are learning, achieving, and progressing toward their earned degree. UNCG has been named a Best College for more than 30 consecutive years and ranks No. 1 in social mobility and student experience in North Carolina according to the Wall Street Journal and No. 1 in North Carolina for affordability (net costs) by the New York Times. UNCG is successfully educating all students – first generation, low income, high achieving students – and propelling them to prosperity for themselves and their community.
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